A Book Podcast That Inspires You, Excites You and Makes You, YOU!

Welcome to the official book podcast of Books That Make You. From interviews with prominent writers and upcoming authors to discussions with book publishers and established industry experts.

The Books That Make You team is dedicated to bringing you the most relevant and information-packed book podcast you can find today. Each episode consists of interviews and discussions with renowned authors that let you in on their philosophies, personal journeys, and lives. Desireé Duffy, the founder of Books That Make You, is your podcast host.

Bibliophiles, we hope you’ll enjoy our conversations about the books in our lives that make us who we are. Fiction and non-fiction fans, you’ll find an array of conversations about book genres like mysteries, thrillers, fantasy, and romance, as well as memoir, self-help, biographies, and more. Writers and publishing industry professionals, we love having you along, too. We’ll chat about the business side on occasion, too.

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